Forest Fire (5184 ha) in Bolivia 10 Sep 2022

Event summary

This forest fire is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID WF 1009358
Countries: Bolivia
Start Date - Last detection*: 10 Sep 2022 - 24 Sep 2022
Duration (days): 14
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 5184 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

*(Last detection of the thermal anomaly of the fire)


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Impact Timeline

IDAlert colorGDACS ScorePopulation AffectedBurned Area (ha)Last UpdateSource
1 0.5 0 5184 20 Sep 2022 03:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 5438 21 Sep 2022 03:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 5610 22 Sep 2022 03:00 GWIS
4 0.5 0 7263 25 Sep 2022 03:00 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Bolivia , Department of Santa Cruz (population 1,361,645) .

Radius Population
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people
1 km no people
Burned Area no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Santa Cruz Bolivia 1.4 million people

Affected populated places

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.


Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Ascencion de Guarayos ASC 247 Civ. Unpaved No 4500 51 km
San Javier SJV 520 Civ. Unpaved Yes 4900 79 km
Concepcion CEP 542 Civ. Unpaved Yes 5700 93 km



Nuclear plants

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